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, detrimentally incumbent joe biden faced off against paul ryan, the sex at, stakes were high, the strong performance of mitt romney changed the race, it is now wide open with just 25 days until the election, joe biden and paul ryan competed to take control of the narrative. >> this benghazi issue would be a tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it is indicative of a broader problem and that's what we are watching on the tv screens is the unravelling of the obama foreign policy, we cannot allow iran to gain a nuclear weapons capability. now, let's take a look at where we have come from. when barack obama was elected, they had enough fissionable ferrill to make one bomb and now they have enough five, they are racing toward a nuclear weapon and four years closer to a nuclear weapons capability. >> war should always be the absolute last resort, these why these crippling sanctions with netanyahu says we should continue if not mistaken romney says we should continue, i may be mistaken, he changed his mind so often i could be wrong, but the fact of the matter is, he says they are working,
saying he will sign it, or me and the president? >> did joe biden stop the wave?omney >> you are going to win? >> yes fauquier >> also, the ghazi. over ben doe >> and affirmative action returns to the supreme court. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> an instant cnn poll gave the vice eventual debate to all rain. and instead cbs poll gave the debate to paujoe biden. >> falling exchange on medicare and social security. >> medicare and social zuccotti did so much for my own family. we will not jeopardize this program, but we have to save it. >> you are changing the program from a guaranteed benefit. the bottom line is that people have to pay more money out of their pocket. >> prior to the the vice- presidential debate, the question, should obama supporters start freaking out to? [laughter] did the vice-president head of the freak out? >> i think he probably did. for the days, for the people who were cheering him on, he did with the president did not do the week before. he answered everything t
, the beleaguered middle class. >> the middle class are getting crushed. >> that is what joe biden says. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle-class who have been buried the last four years. >> to joe biden. no, don't boo. he is the best thing we have got going, guys. >> it was the biggest brownson's encore. i read that in a column friday morning. on the cover 25th, 1415 on christmas day at parkton corps, king henry led his army to victory. charles the six was mentally incapacitated at the time of battle. that is as far as i want to take that one. agincourt? >> yes, you were there, as i recall. you covered it for the daily frog. it was quite a rout. when i wrote the column, i try to keep from gloating, but i'm not sure i succeeded. >> you did not. >> the washington punditry heavily supported by the polling concludes that government romney won the first debate hands down and that the president was off his game. >> you have been president four years. you said you would cut the deficit in half. we still have trillion dollar deficits. >> five weeks before the election, he says his big
: paul ryan. joe biden. run being mates with but a single goal. to paint the other one as unreliable. >> they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar. turning medicare into a piggy bank for obamacare. what we are witnessing as we turn on our television screens these days is the absolute unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> with all due respect, that's at that bunch of malarkey. folks, use your common sense. who do you trust on this? gwen: a lively debate for both sides. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it's what we're proposing. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times actually. jack condition did i lowered tax asks increased growth. >> now you're jack kennedy. >> ronald reagan -- gwen: what won? style or sush stance. breaking it down for us tonight. doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times." alexis simendinger of real clear politics. karen tumulty of "the washington post." and jeff zeleny of "the new york times." >> award winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. liv
newshour special coverage of the 2012 vice presidential debate between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan of wiscons o engo good evening, i'm judy wood roof. >> and i'm gwen ifill, tonight will be the only debate between the vice presidential candidates. it will be moderated by martha raddatz of abc news and it starts in less than a minute from the norton center on the campus of centre college in danville, kentucky. mark shields and david brooks are here with us and after the debate we will talk to newshour political editor christina bellatoni to presidential historian michael burb love plus jonathan martin of "politico" and sam youngman of routers will join us from the debate site.d we'll also be streaming the debate on-line and offering additional content on our live blog. >> woodruff: and we are on the edge of our seats and now here's the moderator martha raddatz. >> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice presidential debate of 2012 sponsored by the commission on presidential debate. i'm martha raddatz of abc news. and i am db -- i'm honored to mo
to hail that performance immediately after the debate. >> i thought joe biden was terrific tonight. i could not be prouder of him. i thought he made a very strong case. >> woodruff: republican ryan sounded upbeat about how he'd done at a diner this morning before leaving lexington, kentucky. >> i felt great about it. >> reporter: did you feel knocked around by him? >> no, it's what i expected. >> woodruff: and mitt romney praised his running mate in richmond, virginia. >> there was one person onstage last night who was thoughtful and respectful, steady and poised, the kind of person you want to turn to in... in a crisis. and that was the next vice- president of the united states, paul ryan. >> woodruff: much of the day's focus was on the vice president's debate statement about the attack in benghazi, libya, that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans last month. >> we weren't told they wanted more security again. we did not know they wanted more security again. and by the way, at the time, we were told exactly... we said exactly what the intelligence community told us th
direction tonight at the first and only matchup between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan in danville, kentucky. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we get some pre-debate analysis from mark shields and david brooks. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner examines the charges and counter charges over the syrian airliner forced to land in turkey because it was allegedly carrying russian weapons. >> brown: we begin a series of "battleground dispatches." tonight, todd zwillick reports from florida and new york on how medicare is playing in close congressional races. >> the vouchers, i think it would work, i think it would be very competitive. >> i know what medicare is and the affordable care. i don't know what would happen under a voucher plan. >> woodruff: hari sreenivasan has the story of the illegal but very profitable trade in ivory elephant tusks. >> if consumers stop buying, then elephants stop dying. >> brown: great literature and tangled politics: we look at the nobel prize for chinese writer mo yan. >> woodruff: a
of very different man offering very different futures. joe biden emphasizing how the government and helped her, paul ryan with a stern vision of the american austerity. the man with a plan for drastic cuts in spending. some see how joe biden as dangerously loose lips, but his tough style height of the president under pressure. president obama admits that his performance was lamentable. >> governor romney had a good night and i had a bad night. it is not the first time i have had a bad night. >> obama with his failure to hit back by politeness and seemed overwhelmed by his strong performance. it is a tight race. >> a lot of pressure to do better than barack obama. >> some are demoralized and even panicking. they say the mood has changed. >> people realize this is not in the bag and before the day, they were saying he was such a small tumbler and bumbler that there was no way he can win. people see him as a credible candidate in this is going to be a close election. >> that is reflected in the polls. he makes a stunning turnaround. the average puts him ahead for the first time in this contes
.s. is presidential candidates made the most of the time. and paul ryan and joe biden came prepared for a verbal wrestling match and they delivered. mark marell has this report. >> in kentucky, they know all about neck-and-neck thoroughbred contest. nervous eyes were on the debate in this state. as it got under way, there was little time for niceties'. the veteran democratic warrior went in hard, repeatedly swinging at the republican young hero. >> we don't want to embolden our enemies to wait out for us and take over. >> that is a bizarre statement. 49 of our alls -- hear me. 49 of our allies signed on to this position. >> they argued about jobs, about tax, about the state of the economy in by an's home town. >> do you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. that is how it is going all around america. >> that is not how it is going. >> joe biden of more than made up for the president's passivity in his debate. he chuckled. he never stopped grinning to drive from the impression his opponents' arguments were a joke. >> what would my friend do differently? if yo
. tom's off tonight. joe biden and paul ryan are in danville, kentucky, for tonight's vice-presidential debate. we look at what to expect in this high stakes faceoff. sprint goes from buyer to seller. we'll tell you who's taking an interest in the nation's third largest mobile carrier. and halloween is just around the corner, but retailers already have their eyes on the big prize-- christmas. and this year, playing santa could be just a click away. that and more tonight on nbr! another big debate tonight, this time between joe biden and paul ryan. the vice-presidential candidates will slug it out on the economy, medicare and taxes. they may be number two on the ticket, but these men hope they can make this another crucial turning point in an election that is now almost a dead heat. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: vice-presidential debates are often more entertaining than important, but not this time. joe biden will be trying to beat back the romney bump from the first presidential debate; and paul ryan will be working to stretch mitt romney's debate double into a home ru
. i'm pleased to have joe stiglitz back at this table. welcome. >> nice to be here. >> rose: where do you think the american economy is today? and is it trending upwards? >> it's not really trending upward. i guess i would describe it as part of-- i call it a long slump, long malaise unless we do something. >> rose: right. >> you know there are two big gaps in our economy, relative to say 2007 before the crisis. one is real estate. real estate was the big sector, the bubble broke and now real-estate investment is half of what it was. no way that that is going to recover soon. the only good news is the houses were shodly constructed and it may be 5 or 10 years we'll have to reconstruct them. but any time soon we're not going to go back to that kind. >> rose: an too many people ended up with mortgage these couldn't afford. >> exactly. and that is part of the thing, the second part of the problem, consumption. before the crisis we were saving close to 0 out of our disposable income. that wasn't takenable. and didn't make long-term sense. but it sustained economy. now savings is between 4
sandusky to the police and lying to a grand jury. long-time head football coach joe paterno was fired last november and died in january of lung cancer. the n.c.a.a. later imposed severe sanctions on the school's football program. for more on all this we turn to a man who has been covering the story for the associated press. he was in the courtroom today. mark, thank you for joining us. we know that jerry sandusky spoke before the sentence was handed down. what did he say? >> well, he again denied the allegations against him he's consistently done since his arrest. he also... he talked about a number of matters. i think largely he was... he reviewed the sort of the good works he had done through the second mile charity and in an attempt to give the judge some idea of the positive side of his life outside these criminal allegations. he also spoke about his family members that stuck with him. he discussed his life in prison. and he vowed to continue fighting. >> woodruff: did he say anything about the victims? >> well, he... not a lot. i mean, he said that he hoped that this case would someho
ground states. all of which raises the stakes for this thursday'sen counter between vice president joe biden and vice president shall candidate paul ryan. a debate that will cover both domestic and foreign policy. for more on all this for more on all of this and the differences between the presidential candidates when it comes to foreign policy, we get two views. michele flournoy is the co-chair of the obama campaign's national security advisory committee. she also serves as undersecretary of defense for policy in the obama administration. and peter feaver served on the national security council staff during the george w. bush administration. he's now a professor of political science and public policy at duke university. we thank you both for being with us. peter feaver, to you first. we heard governor romney today criticize the president broadly for not rejecting strongly enough america's influence in the world. yet when it came to specifics, we didn't hear many details. so let me just ask you about a couple of different places in the world. what about when it comes to iran. what exac
these new jobs will help generate even bigger sales. >> hi joe, how are you doing today? >> reporter: you could say marco garcia is back in the saddle again. >> what happened to your old belt. >> reporter: garcia recently got a job at this dyson call center near chicago, after losing another customer service job more than a year ago. >> not only am i getting paid what i want i also have the potential to grow and learn a lot of things and not to mention doing what i like to do which is helping people. >> reporter: dyson is one of the few companies hanging out the help wanted sign, at a time when others have put hiring on hold. the company known for its vacuum cleaners recently opened this new 15,000 square foot call center about 30 miles from chicago. the move to bigger digs paves the way for 200 additional customer experience specialists who help trouble shoot problems. >> put your hand over the machine and press the red power button. >> reporter: and keep in touch with dyson's u.s. customers. >> i noticed that you went to our dyson service center about two weeks ago and we want to make s
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